Windermere Hotel

35 Humewood Rd, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $165.00

Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth

The Long Road (or sea) to South Africa

A travel blog entry by craig_dickson


... basis.
After a long sail it was a great feeling to finally drop anchor off of Direction Island, the latest, and potentially last, in the long line of tropical, "Bounty Moment" islands that were so abundant throughout the transit across the Pacific. Sparkling clear water, powdery white sand and palm trees littered the shoreline. The authenticity of this stereotypical cast-away island was further emphasised as a school of sharks immediately surrounded and began to circle the ...

Lions and Kudu and Hippos... OH MY!

A travel blog entry by brisgranduhambo


... Of course Nick, once again, didn't want to stay with the rest of the crowd. So we drove right up on this other path. There another truck was surrounded by lions and whenever it moved the lions followed. We became so anxious because unlike that vehicle, we had no cover, no protection. It was an open-air vehicle. Courtneigh and I were absolutely freaking out. The other two women (Jean and our new British friend) had the eyes the size of the moon. Sam ...

Simple Differences

A travel blog entry by brisgranduhambo

After going home to the States and being asked MANY questions about my life here, I really realized there are many things I need to discuss on this blog in order for you to understand more about South Africa and the new place I am living.

So for today, I am just going to list some simple, basic differences that one will notice:

-When students ask for "rubbers" they are asking for an eraser. Thank goodness. This really threw me off the first few times! ...

Childhood homes, old schools, old playgrounds ..

A travel blog entry by africa1213


... to explain why I was strangely photographing this particular house. She invited us in and we had a tour of the house. The kitchen server hole in the wall was still there, the burgler bars still the same, the short wall between our dinning room and I don't remember what. The entrance room and lounge similar. But it all looked so much smaller. It was really nice to walk through this house with the memories. Drove past primary school, high school and next ...

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty....

A travel blog entry by joe-and-jill


... nipped at each other, and generally put on a comedic show for all in attendance.

We drive onwards until deciding to stop in the town of Plettenberg Bay to find a spot for lunch. This town is resort heaven and absolutely reeks of money. We drive to a spot called The Lookout, find some space on the rocks, and watch the waves roll in and a bunch of guys fishing in front of us as we eat our turkey sandwiches. A beautiful spot and an absolutely huge beach ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 35 Humewood Rd, Port Elizabeth, is near Red Location Museum, Humewood Golf Course, Port Elizabeth Oceanarium, and No 7 Castle Hill Museum.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding